Monitoring and Local Development Scheme

This page provides information on the Council's:

  • Annual Monitoring Report - published each year outlining the performance of planning policies;
  • Housing Land Supply Statement - a summary of land available for housing development;
  • Local Development Scheme - the timetable for preparing the Local Plan.

Annual Monitoring Report

The Council assesses the performance of policies of the Local Plan to ensure they remain effective and relevant by monitoring key indicators relating to housing, employment and other development. Findings are published in the Annual Monitoring Report (AMR). The current AMR which covers the monitoring period 01 April 2018 to 31 March 2019, and reports from previous years, are available to view and download using the links below.

Document Title
Annual Monitoring Report 2018-19
Annual Monitoring Report 2017-18

Annual Monitoring Report 2016-17

Annual Monitoring Report 2015-16 
Annual Monitoring Report 2014-15
Annual Monitoring Report 2013-14
Annual Monitoring Report 2012-13
Annual Monitoring Report 2011-12
Annual Monitoring Report 2010-11 
Annual Monitoring Report 2009-10
Annual Monitoring Report 2008-09
Annual Monitoring Report 2007-08


Housing Land Supply Report and Housing Delivery Test

National planning policy requires the Council to maintain a supply of land suitable and available for housing development.  

The Five Year Housing Land Supply Report (June 2019) calculates the amount of land available for housing development within the next five years and can be downloaded using the link below.

In 2019, National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) introduced a requirement of Housing Delivery Test (HDT).  This measures net additional dwellings provided in East Cambridgeshire area against the homes required, using national statistics and local authority data.  East Cambridgeshire District Council has produced its first HDT report and this can be downloaded using link below.


Document TitlePublication Date
Five Year Housing Land Supply Report 2019June 2019
Housing Delivery Test - Action Plan August 2019


Local Development Scheme and Live Update

The Local Development Scheme (LDS) sets out the timetable for preparing the Local Plan and other relevant planning documents.

On 16th July 2015, Full Council agreed that a review of the Local Plan should commence. The Local Development Scheme (LDS) was initially agreed in July 2015, but was updated following Full Council approval on 05 October 2017.  The LDS outlines the programme for the preparation of the new Local Plan and is available for download below.

Every month we produce a 'Live Update'.  This update provides the latest information on the progress of the emerging East Cambridgeshire Local Plan.

For further information about the emerging Local Plan, visit the Local Plan Review page.

Document TitlePublication Date
Local Development Scheme Live UpdateJuly 2019
Local Development Scheme 2017October 2017
Local Development Scheme 2015July 2015